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Remove the battery in to order avoid damaging internal components.
  • Remove the battery in to order avoid damaging internal components.

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Remove the twelve 6mm Phillips case screws from the bottom of the case.
  • Remove the twelve 6mm Phillips case screws from the bottom of the case.

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Gently pry away the silver bezel above the keyboard and below the display using a spudger.
  • Gently pry away the silver bezel above the keyboard and below the display using a spudger.

  • Start on the right hand side, where there is a notch in the bezel for easiest removal.

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Remove the two 5mm Phillips screws  retaining the keyboard. Pull the keyboard up and toward the monitor to reveal the ribbon cable beneath. Firmly grasp the blue tape attached to the keyboard ribbon cable connector and pull upward away from the motherboard
  • Remove the two 5mm Phillips screws retaining the keyboard.

  • Pull the keyboard up and toward the monitor to reveal the ribbon cable beneath.

  • Firmly grasp the blue tape attached to the keyboard ribbon cable connector and pull upward away from the motherboard

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Firmly grasp the blue tape attached to the LCD display ribbon cable connector and pull upward away from the motherboard. Remove the two 5mm Phillips screws holding the display hinge on both sides of the laptop.
  • Firmly grasp the blue tape attached to the LCD display ribbon cable connector and pull upward away from the motherboard.

  • Remove the two 5mm Phillips screws holding the display hinge on both sides of the laptop.

  • Support the display as you loosen the hinges, to avoid the screen falling and breaking.

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Remove the seven 6mm Phillips scres holding the trackpad/palm rest to the motherboard. Gently pry the CMOS battery out of its retaining clip using a spudger
  • Remove the seven 6mm Phillips scres holding the trackpad/palm rest to the motherboard.

  • Gently pry the CMOS battery out of its retaining clip using a spudger

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Remove the low profile connector for the keyboard status lights located next to the video card heat sink using a spudger Remove the trackpad ribbon cable from the motherboard using a spudger
  • Remove the low profile connector for the keyboard status lights located next to the video card heat sink using a spudger

  • Remove the trackpad ribbon cable from the motherboard using a spudger

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Pull up and away on the uppercase to remove.
  • Pull up and away on the uppercase to remove.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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